One recent interior design project that highlights many of the benefits A|W has derived from using BIM is the Dow Chemical Company’s new Brazilian corporate headquarters—a 10-story, 12,000-square-meter building in São Paulo that will accommodate around 800 employees and include office space, an auditorium, and a restaurant, as well as laboratories and other technical facilities.
During the bid process, A|W used Revit Architecture and 3ds Max Design to help convert the original 2D building drawings into a vivid, information-rich 3D model and a series of high-fidelity presentations. After seeing these presentations, Dow Chemical engaged A|W to customize the building’s interior for greater sustainability and target LEED Gold™ Commercial Interiors certification.
Once Dow Chemical awarded the project, A|W continued developing the Revit Architecture model it had begun in the pre-award phase, thereby helping to accelerate and simplify the design process. "Working from a unified Revit Architecture model helped us overcome many of the coordination challenges we typically face on projects of this complexity," says Lopes.
The model also facilitated other aspects of the design process, which proceeded concurrently with construction of the building’s exterior. For example, at one point the client realized that the building needed to accommodate a greater number of employees than originally planned. "Using the Revit Architecture model, we could make those changes on the fly—without needing to start from scratch on the design," Lopes notes. The model also proved helpful in performing quantity takeoffs and conducting design review.
Throughout the process, A|W used 3ds Max Design in parallel with the Revit model to help create sophisticated rendering or lighting presentations whenever necessary. At project completion, the client referred to the model to help evaluate if the final result was in keeping with the goals identified at the beginning of the project.
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